Simon Martin10:00 – 17:00, FreeKelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG
New film commission from the London-based artist, taking the form of a remote drift through objects and reproductions gleaned from multiple sources, presented over a number of key sites throughout Kelvingrove. Part of GI.
Hydrapangaea10:00 – 18:00, FreeGlasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE
Group exhibition comprising a wunderkammer of objects contemplating the history of Glasgow’s collected archive of foreign curiosities collected through trade. Part of GI.
Bricolage10:00 – 19:00, FreeThe Pipe Factory, Third Floor, 42 Bain Street, The Old Pipe Factory, Glasgow, G40 2LA
Programme of exhibitions/events developed by The Pipe Factory, with artists utilising the concept of bricolage across immersive installations, interactive sculptures, and architectural interventions, to talks, screenings and performance. Part of GI.
Suzanne Déry: Cosmology of Three10:00 – 19:00, FreeHouse For An Art Lover, 16 Drumbreck Road, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, G41 5BW
The Glagsow-based French Canadian artist presents a number of site specific sculptures and installations developed from her immersive, research and production residency at House for an Art Lover’s new Art Studio complex. Part of GI.
Corin Sworn10:00 – 17:30, FreeInverleith House, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
The winner of the 2013-15 Max Mara Art Prize for Women presents a body of new work made after a period of research into the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh's Herbarium's collection of plant specimens.
188th RSA Annual Exhibition10:00 – 17:00, FreeRoyal Scottish Academy (RSA), The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
Annual highlight showcasing work from RSA Academicians the length and breadth of Scotland, providing a platform for contemporary paintings, sculpture, film, printmaking, photography and installation alongside work by leading architects.
Edward Lear in Greece10:00 – 19:00, FreeScottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL
A collection of 27 watercolours by the famous Victorian writer, poet and artist, taking in his depictions of Greek landscapes – an area which, from his first visited in 1848, positively mesmerised him.
Dan Dubowitz and Alan Ward: Citizen Manchester10:00 – 21:00, FreeManchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL
An exhibition of large-scale works exploring the re-development of Manchester Central Library, built up on the artists' research into the city archives, photographs and from recorded tales.
Sculptural Forms: A Century of Experiment10:00 – 21:00, FreeManchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL
A three part exhibition – split into The Human Condition, Abstraction and Transformations – exploring the boundaries between sculpture, craft and design, and the ways the form has been re-invented over the years.
Wundercamera10:00 – 16:00, FreeThe Holden Gallery , Manchester Metropolitan University, Grosvenor Building, Cavendish Street, Manchester, M15 6BR
The gallery becomes the subject of the exhibition in this exploration of the nature of museums by 15 artists, looking at ways in which venues display their works and offering a glimpse behind the interaction between audience and museum.
Four Four Jew: Football, Fans and Faith10:00 – 16:00, £3.95 (£2.95)Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M8 8LW
An exhibition exploring the ways Britain's Jews have taken to the beautiful game, tracing football's roots from the 19th century to the present day.
Random visual poems: Charlie Holt10:00 – 16:45, FreeSalford Museum and Art Gallery, Peel Park, The Crescent, Manchester, M5 4WU
An exhibition of work drawing influences from pop art and surrealism, and comprising cut and paste collages and digital montages inspired by Manchester and Salford.
From Street To Trench: A World War That Shaped a Region10:00 – 17:00, FreeImperial War Museum North, IWM North, The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester, M17 1TZ
An exhibition of over 200 objects, photographs, diaries, letters and artworks from the First World War, revealing the lives shaped by the conflict and marking the centenary of WWI.
From the War of Nature10:00 – 17:00, FreeManchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
An exhibition exploring conflict, and resolution, in nature – from boxing hares to prowling wolves – challenging the notion that war must come from conflict.
Gee-i-ota!10:00 – 18:00, Freeiota @ Unlimited Studios, 25 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5QE
Group show taking in a range of contemporary art and design, performance and cross-genre collaboration from eight artists whose events have been curated or hosted by iota over the past four months.
Paul Mowat: At Night10:00 – 17:00, FreeScottish Arts Club, 24 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BW
Series of new paintings produced as a result of winning the RSA Painting prize, concerned with the night in an urban environment – using Edinburgh, London and Berlin as inspiration.
Molatham: Studio Portraiture From The West Bank10:00 – 17:00, FreeNew Glasgow Society, 1307 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TL
Collective exhibition looking at the role of studio portraiture photography in occupied Palestine, including work from a Nablus-based graphic design company specialising in martyr and political prisoner iconography.
The Voice Currency10:00 – 17:00, FreeCentre For Chinese Contemporary Art, Market Buildings, Thomas Street, Manchester, M4 1EU
CFCCA present a new exhibition curated by Ying Tan, focussing on new engagement systems in contemporary art and design, and opening up gallery 1 for to artists and visitors to share ideas and develop ongoing, trans-cultural dialogues.
Adrian Wiszniewski10:00 – 18:00, FreeOpen Eye Gallery, 34 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE
Showcase of over 40 paintings, drawings and prints by ‘New Glasgow Boy’ Adrian Wiszniewski, coinciding with the publication of a monograph of the artist by Alex Kidson.
Roland Fraser: Found10:00 – 18:00, FreeOpen Eye Gallery, 34 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE
Exhibition of furniture and relief wall panel works by Roland Fraser, created entirely from salvaged wood and inspired by the source of the reclaimed materials.